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Plaque honors world war pacifists

Plaque honors world war pacifists
Charles Davis, class of 1948, speaks as part of a panel of four La Verne alumni who worked during World War II in Civilian Public Service. They discussed their positions as pacifist conscientious objectors during the war and the reactions they faced from friends and family at that time. A plaque dedication was held outside the Chapel honoring 42 La Verne College students who have served in alternative... 

An-Hwei Lee fills Chapel with ‘Joy’

An-Hwei Lee fills Chapel with ‘Joy’
Karen An-Hwei Lee shares poetry from her book, “Phyla of Joy,” at a poetry ready on April 25 in the  Chapel. The poems look at the joy of simple things with a focus on prayers, dream-like worlds and the intimate beauty of small moments. Lee described writing as an act requiring discipline while being therapeutic at the same time. Lee lives and teaches in Southern California. / photo by Chelsea... 

Candles for unity

Candles for unity
Leslie Ann Young, professor of education, lit candles at the altar in Dant Chapel Wednesday to symbolize unity among all people. The candle lighting, organized by the University’s Gay-Straight Alliance, was organized to bring attention to the issue of gay marriage and the current U.S. Supreme Court deliberations over California’s Proposition 8, which made gay marriage illegal, and the federal Defense... 

Ash Wednesday marks a fresh start

Mariela Patron News Editor The University of La Verne provided a bilingual Ash Wednesday service to about 40 students and faculty in the Chapel. Students and faculty participated in bilingual Bible readings, and University Chaplain Zandra Wagoner and Director of Multicultural Affairs Daniel Loera distributed the ashes. “It’s a connection of the idea that we come from dust and we return to dust,”... 

On the Calendar

BSU’s Soul Food Luncheon From 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Tuesday in Campus Center Ballroom A, the BSU will host a lunch catered by some of the best soul food restaurants in Los Angeles. The lunch will also have entertainment. For more information email lynesha.williams@laverne.edu. The Food Network From 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, the La Verne Church of the Brethren will host its monthly free dinner.... 

Peering into progress

Peering into progress
Carlos Bandini prepares to put a fresh coat of paint on the walls of Dant Chapel during the first week of classes as part of its renovation. Since most of the attention is focused on construction of the new residence hall, it might be easy to miss the new look of the chapel. Dant Chapel was dedicated in 1966, after a donation of $75,000 by Mrs. Charles E. Dant. The chapel currently houses the office... 

Student recital highlights new talent

Student recital highlights new talent
Maggie Moreno joined fellow students of adjunct professors Carol Stephenson and Moh-Wei Chen-Hribar for a student recital Nov. 18 in the University Chapel. Chen-Hribar accompanied the students on piano as they performed pieces they learned in one-on-one sessions with the professors. / photo by Christopher Guzman Marilyn Mejia Staff Writer The small University Chapel was filled with the sound of... 

Happenings

‘The Last Five Years’ “The Last Five Years,” a play directed by Adjunct Professor of Music Carol Stephenson, will show at 8 p.m. tonight and tomorrow in the Jane Dibbell Cabaret. Tickets cost $5, or $3 for students. Student Recital Support fellow classmates during a Student Recital from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. on Thursday. The event will take place inside the University Chapel. Admission is free. Las... 

Chapel recognizes Ash Wednesday

Chapel recognizes Ash Wednesday
Melissa Silvestre imposes ashes on the forehead of Alexis Mazon on Ash Wednesday to signify a day of repentance. Ash Wednesday marks the beginning of Lent, which is the Christian preparation for the annual commemoration of the death and resurrection of Jesus Christ. Lent concludes with Easter, which is the Christian celebration of the resurrection of Christ. Debbie Roberts administered ashes along... 
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